Meg Shields

Meg Shields is the humble farm boy of your dreams and a senior contributor at Film School Rejects. She currently runs three columns at FSR: The Queue, How'd They Do That?, and Horrorscope. She is also a curator for One Perfect Shot and a freelance writer for hire. Meg can be found screaming about John Boorman's 'Excalibur' on Twitter here: @TheWorstNun. (She/Her).
What Josiah Saw

‘What Josiah Saw’ Has One of the Best Horror Scores of the Year

By Meg Shields 

Stolen gold, haunted land, and pitch-black family secrets: the Southern Gothic trifecta.

Streaming Horror August 2022

All the Horror You Need to Stream in August 2022

By Meg Shields 

Here’s our monthly rundown of all the horror flicks dropping and departing from your favorite streaming services in August 2022.

Linus Sandgren Cinematography

From ‘First Man’ to 007: The Cinematography of Linus Sandgren

By Meg Shields 

Want to know more about the ‘No Time to Die’ cinematographer? Can’t say we blame you.

The Battle Of Algiers

Colonizing Chronology: The Theme of Time in ‘The Battle of Algiers’

By Meg Shields 

Time marches on, as they say.

When Does A Movie End

Humor, Vibes, and Teasers: When Does a Movie “End,” Exactly?

By Meg Shields 

The movie /ends/ but where and when, exactly?

Horror Insane Asylums

The Complicated History of Horror Movies and Insane Asylums

By Meg Shields 

A crutch, a mainstay, an effective setting in the right hands: let’s talk about horror movie insane asylums.

Rope Hitchcock

On ‘Rope’: How Hitchcock Kept His Long Take Movie Suspenseful

By Meg Shields 

Here’s how Hitch keeps us at the end of our rope … with suspense!

The Others Kidman

Simply Haunting: Nicole Kidman’s Performance in ‘The Others’

By Meg Shields 

That darned ghost of Scientology — always lurking around every corner!

Christopher Nolan Insomnia Remake

Is Christopher Nolan’s ‘Insomnia’ a Successful Remake?

By Meg Shields 

Eh, maybe we’ll sleep on it.